SB 59 – Restore Master’s Pay for Certain Educators

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Danny Britt (R-Columbus, Robeson); Sen. Vickie Sawyer (R-Iredell, Yadkin); Sen. Jim Perry (R-Lenoir, Wayne)


This bill would provide education-based salary supplements for teachers who spend at least 70% of their work time in classroom instruction related to their graduate academic preparation of subject area and the rest of their professional time either mentoring teachers, performing demonstration lessons for teachers, writing curricula, and/or developing and leading staff development programs for teachers.

The bill also specifies that teachers receiving salary supplementation under this new language will be subject to annual review to determine whether they are still meeting the requirements for the increased salary.


Filed – 2/4/2021

This bill was referred to the following Senate committees:

-Rules and Operations